Amazon, reimbursement & more: 5 must-read spine surgeon Q&As

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | February 01, 2019 | Print  |

Here are five interviews from January that are must-reads for spine surgeons.

1. The most exciting technology in orthopedics from 10 surgeons
Ten orthopedic surgeons discuss the technology trends most intriguing for 2019 and beyond.

2. Where spine reimbursement is headed – Key thoughts from 4 spine surgeons
Four spine surgeons discuss current trends in spine surgery reimbursement and insurance coverage.

3. How Apple, Amazon & price transparency will affect spine: 3 Qs with Dr. Alok Sharan
Alok Sharan, MD, co-director of Yonkers, N.Y.-based Westmed Spine Center, discusses big trends in healthcare today and how technology will affect the spine field in the future.

4. The forces changing orthopedics in 2019: Key thoughts from Dr. Nikhil Verma
Nikhil Verma, MD, director of the division of sports medicine and the sports medicine fellowship in the department of orthopedics at Rush University Medical Center and a partner at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, both in Chicago, discusses the big challenges and opportunities for orthopedic surgeons next year.

5. Dr. J. Brian Gill: 3 observations on bundled-payments, high deductibles & payer approvals in spine
J. Brian Gill, MD, a spine surgeon at Nebraska Spine Hospital in Omaha, discusses three observations about the healthcare industry and predicts the biggest opportunity for growth next year.

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